International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC)
Alberta Fabbricotti, Riccardo Mazzucchelli
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The International Trade Centre (‘ITC’) was established on 19 March 1964 based on a decision of the Contracting Parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947 and 1994) (‘GATT’) adopted within the framework of the Programme for Expansion of International Trade, which had been launched some years earlier. 2 The Contracting Parties’ decision originated in a Brazilian proposal for the creation and operation of a trade information and promotion advisory service that would provide practical assistance to Least Developed Countries (‘LDCs’) in expanding...